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Not a Kid

TweetWanda’s been drawing squiggles and scribbles for ages and then suddenly tonight she did something amazing. Out of the nowhere, she came up with this classic: Dan: Wanda! What did you draw? Wanda (coyly, studying her own handwork): Well… It’s … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin

Tweet The Olympics came to Calgary in 1988. I was ten and at that point it was fully the most exciting thing to ever happen to me. Everything in my life became Olympic-themed. EVERYTHING. School. Gymnastics. My every waking thought. … Continue reading

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Focus Day and Chanting Boys

Tweet“That’s right! It’s true! Education needs revenue!” This is what I heard my 6-year-old chanting as he brushed his teeth for bed tonight. Although it would have been funnier to hear one of the more saucy, constitutionally-based, vocabularically rich chants … Continue reading

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Has Your Child Ever Gone Missing

TweetMagoo went missing yesterday and I nearly lost it. Has this ever happened to you? Did you freeze? Panic? Or look for them with a singleness of purpose? [More at Parenting.com]

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Wanda Takes a Nibble

TweetNo one knows why Wanda went all Mike Tyson on Dan while we stood on the sidelines watching Laylee play soccer tonight. Everyone knows we’re glad that she did it a second time so I could take this picture. I … Continue reading

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I am Sage and Full of Advice

Tweet “What’s the difference between sage parental advice and annoying lectures? Honestly sometimes I’m not sure.” [Read More at Parenting.com]

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